Teen & Youth Programs Manager, Museum of Photographic Arts (2012-2015)
-developed Youth Voice Collaborative, an arts education and filmmaking program involving historically dispossessed youth (grades 9-12) in reimagining the museum; managed partnerships with Media Arts Center and San Diego High School; organized student presentations for museum staff
-managed School in the Park program for Title I students (grades 4-6) and summer camps (K-12), developing curricula and hiring, training and supervising teaching artists
-developed partnerships and organized community photography classes with local artists and community organizations, including Barrio Logan Youth Photography program, F-Stop Internship for Refugee Youth
Teaching Artist, Museum of Photographic Arts (2012-2015)
-developed and taught curricula on critical media literacy, photojournalism, and visual literacy in School in the Park program for Title I students (grades 4-6)
Teaching Artist & Curriculum Developer, The AjA Project (2012-2017)
-developed participatory photography curricula, taught classes, and oversaw volunteers for programs including: "Inspire/Inhibit" and "Lives Beyond Labels" at Juvenile Court and Community Schools (9-12); Girls' Eye View (grades 3-8, Boys & Girls Club of Encanto); and PhotoCity (grades 6-8). Participated in exhibition curation and wrote final reports.
-Curriculum consultant for participatory methodology, critical pedagogy, and anti-racism
English Teacher, Madrid, Spain (2007-2009)
-taught English language courses for students in grades 1 - 12 and adults in schools, evening classes and summer camps in Madrid, Spain.
English Teacher: Grades 9, 11, 12, Mission High School,
San Francisco Unified School District (2010-2012)
-developed and implemented culturally-relevant, standards-based curricula and provided daily instruction to a diverse population of 9th, 11th and 12th graders in English/American Literature courses.
-provided differentiated instruction under an anti-racist framework for a population with diverse skills and needs, including English Language Learners and students with special needs.
-co-taught district's first class based on the Special Education “inclusion” model.
-provided guidance and mentoring to dispossessed youth and those who will be first-generation college students.